1952 Solar Eclipse

1952 Solar Eclipse

1952 Solar Eclipse
Sun 79:256 (2008-003)
VI: Yerkes Observatory
Baily's Beads are beads of sunlight seen round the sun during a total solar eclipse. These are named for their discoverer, the English astronomer Francis Baily. This instance was observed by George Van Biesbroeck at Khartoum, Egypt during the eclipse of 25 February 1952.
Baily, Francis, 1774-1844 | Total solar eclipses | Solar phenomena | Astronomical photography
Van Biesbroeck, George, 1880-1974
Lantern slides; 3.7 x 7.2 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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